Dudmaston opens its gates for a brand new season

Spring has sprung at Dudmaston, a local National Trust property near Bridgnorth.

Image shows Dudmaston Hall in springtime. Photo: Jean-Pierre Camm
Image shows Dudmaston Hall in springtime. Photo: Jean-Pierre Camm

Patches of daffodils are brightening up the garden, and from Sunday, 17 March the property’s gates will be opened to visitors for the 2019 season.

Enjoy a stroll in the orchard and spring garden, before relaxing with a cuppa in the tea-room. Get closer to the stories behind our Modern Art collection by joining a ‘Cocktail of Art’ tour of the galleries or meet a volunteer Garden Guide to find out how we’re looking after our plants, trees and wildlife.

Alexa Buffey, Senior House Steward said: “We can’t wait to share our brand new art installation with visitors from April. As part of the National Trust programme for Contemporary Arts and thanks to funding from Arts Council England, this year, we’re working with artist Faye Claridge. ‘If Pairing Were Power’, a brand new artwork for us all to experience, is coming to Dudmaston this spring. Pop into Gallery One to see what’s in store.”

Car parks and estate walks from Comer Woods, Sawmill and Hampton Loade are open every day, all year round. Pay and display car parking is free for National Trust members. Dudmaston’s visitor facilities open Sunday – Thursday from 17 March – 31 October 2018.

The family rooms in the Hall open on Monday 1 April. Admission applies, free entry for National Trust members and under 5s.

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